REFERENCE TITLE: schools; instruction; Holocaust; genocides





State of Arizona

House of Representatives

Fifty-fourth Legislature

Second Regular Session





HB 2682


Introduced by

Representatives Hernandez A: Allen J, Andrade, Biasiucci, Blackman, Blanc, Bolding, Bolick, Bowers, Butler, Campbell, Cano, Carroll, Chávez, Cobb, Cook, DeGrazia, Dunn, Engel, Epstein, Espinoza, Fernandez, Fillmore, Finchem, Friese, Gabaldón, Grantham, Griffin, Hernandez D, Jermaine, Kavanagh, Kern, Lawrence, Lieberman, Longdon, Meza, Nutt, Osborne, Pawlik, Payne, Peten, Pierce, Powers Hannley, Rivero, Roberts, Rodriguez, Salman, Shah, Shope, Sierra, Teller, Terán, Thorpe, Toma, Townsend, Tsosie, Udall, Weninger, Senators Allen S, Alston, Borrelli, Bowie, Boyer, Brophy McGee, Carter, Dalessandro, Fann, Farnsworth D, Gonzales, Gowan, Gray, Kerr, Leach, Livingston, Mesnard, Otondo, Pace, Pratt, Quezada, Rios, Steele





amending Title 15, chapter 7, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding section 15-701.02; relating to school instruction.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Title 15, chapter 7, article 1, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding section 15-701.02, to read:

START_STATUTE15-701.02.  Instruction on the Holocaust and other genocides

In adopting the course of study and competency requirements pursuant to sections 15‑701 and 15‑701.01, the state board of education shall include a requirement that pupils be taught about the Holocaust and other genocides at least twice between the seventh and TWELFTH grades. END_STATUTE